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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
right, concerns over privacy sand civil rights. the sheriff's office is the one dringing this idea up, and it is very preliminary at this point. but here is a picture of a thrown that they tested just two months ago, that the office tested two months ago. a handful of law enforcement agencies in the country have gotten federal approval to use them. and if the sheriff's office does so, it would be the first in california. >> you'll be able to see what the drone is seeing as it's flying. >> reporter: at four pounds and four feet wide, this drone gets a bird's-eye view that officers on the ground are often blind to. >> it can save lives. >> reporter: in this demonstration in dub lick, it's a man standing in the shadows on a roof top with explosives in his reach. >> near priceless. it's valuable to any officer, as you're setting up your perimeters and knowing what the suspect may have in his hands, how the suspect is dressed, what are the avs of escape. >> reporter: the sheriff says his office would only use them during emergencies. >> pursuing a suspect on foot or pursuing a vehicle i
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
? civil rights attorneys are explaining why they are asking for a federal takeover. a motion was filed to put the department in receivership, for them the final straw was the latest federal monitoring report that provided no hope the monitor criticized the department's handling of officer involved shooting and oakland demonstration. >> we can't wait for more empty promises. we can't wait for officers, many of whom, most of whom are doing a great job here at oakland, to fail to get the training and supervision that they need. >> on the flip side the mayor and the police chief have said they believe the department is moving in the right direction and will work to keep it under control control. >> it wasn't the first time prosecutors claim a morgan hill mother used her 10-year-old daughter more than once to shoplift. prosecutors say when employees spotted marcie stealing on september 19th it was her second attempt. they were unable to catch her two weeks earlier. she was charged with commercial burglary and a count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. a judge denied a request to
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
all sales tax. prop 38 backed by civil rights attorney molly munger will last 12 years and increase personal income taxes using a sliding scale. diane? >> kimberly, thank you. >>> in the race for the white house, president obama, there we go. all right, president obama is clearing his clenpder for the next three days to prepare for tuesday's debate. he used his weekly address to take credit for the rejuvenated auto industry. >> more than a million jobs across country were on the line and not just auto jobs but the jobs of teachers, small business owners, and everyone in communities that depend on this great american industry. but we refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. we refuse to let detroit go bankrupt. i bet on american workers and american ingenuity and three years later, that bet is paying off in a big way. >> mitt romney and his running mate are both in the swing state of ohio this weekend. romney spoke to a large crowd, you can see there. hammered the president on china, job creation and the taxes. >> and then, of course, he says he's going to raise taxes. does anyo
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
decisive. the u.s. supreme court heard arguments today in the most important civil rights case to come before justices in the past six years. it's a challenge to the use of race as a factor in admissions at university of texas. >> and bay area students are watching this very carefully, and the uc regents are actively weigh inning. marianne favro is live with reaction tonight. >> reporter: here on campus a hearing today is resurrecting the debate over which factors should go into determining which students are aadmitted. it involves abigail fisher, a white woman that applied to the university of texas in 2008. she claims her race prevented her from getting accepted, and she's suing university. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race andette nis he city should not be considered when aapplying to the university of texas. >> reporter: the university of texas standing by it's policy. at san jose state we asked students if they thought race should be considered during admissions. >> it should be equal opportunity for everyone. >> i don't think race should be a factor in admissio
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